The first of the championship string, the senior winner Maraiscote Diego from Ian Nimmo has just knocked down at 8500gns to Peter Alexander.

This correct son of Virginia is out of a Goldies Onyx daughter Maraiscote Tarka. He has a beef value of +20.

From Jimmy MacGregor, Dyke Duke, by Haltcliffe President out of Dyke Orchid has gone at 3500gns.

The first from Norman Cuikshank, Normande Denver, by Fairymount Arthur and with a beef value of +34 and a muscle figure of +4.4, he sells at 3000gns.